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Bankruptcy Paralegal

New York, NY 10007

Posted: 06/20/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Category: Paralegal Job Number: 9458

Job Description

HumanHire is partnered with an Am Law Top 200 Firm to find a Bankruptcy Paralegal to support the firms growing Litigation Group in their New York Office!

The Bankruptcy Paralegal will provide comprehensive support to attorneys in all aspects of bankruptcy cases, including filing, document preparation, claim analysis, client coordination, hearing support, rule research, investigation, and case closure.

They Offer:
  • Pay: up to $140K Base Salary plus OT and Bonus!
  • Hybrid Flexibility: 2-3 days remote per week!
  • Great Benefits: 401K Match, generous PTO, Medical, Life, Disability, and more!

  • Case Management & Filings: Prepares, files, and serves pleadings in bankruptcy cases nationwide, manages deadlines, and assists attorneys with understanding local bankruptcy rules.
  • Claims & Administration: Manages case calendars, tracks critical dates, prepares and files proofs of claim, assists with claims reconciliation, and drafts court documents.
  • Billing & Timekeeping: Develops and maintains time records, reviews bills, and prepares files for fee applications.
  • Client & Attorney Communication: Meets with attorneys, clients, and other professionals, reviews and summarizes case dockets, and manages hearing preparation and support.
  • Additional Duties: Responds to creditor inquiries and performs other assigned tasks related to bankruptcy proceedings.

  • 3+ years of paralegal experience (Bankruptcy experience required)
  • Strong knowledge of electronic filing through the CM/ECF filing system in New Jersey
  • Familiarity with fundamental bankruptcy concepts, court pleadings, claims reconciliation and other related matters.
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred

If you are interested, please apply to this posting with your resume for immediate consideration and a recruiter will be in contact within 48 hours if qualified. Thanks!

If this is not the ideal role for you, please look at our website for additional job opportunities.

HumanHire is a national executive search and staffing firm with a leadership team that has over 50 years of experience as trusted industry professionals specializing in direct hire, temp to hire, temporary, and payrolling services. We have cultivated long-lasting relationships and utilize them to connect our candidates and clients in several industries and job functions:
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